Ellucian Project Manager (must have ERP implementation exp) in Danvers<br/>, Massachusetts

Auto req ID 2174BR

Posting Title Project Manager (must have ERP implementation exp)

Functional Area Professional Services

Job Posting Location(s) US-AL-Alexander City

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Company Information

Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software, services and insight to higher education. Ellucian helps the higher education community—students, faculty, and staff—achieve their goals more efficiently, effectively, and with reduced risk. Ellucian’s comprehensive suite of software solutions includes student information systems (SIS), finance and HR systems, recruiting and retention systems, among other offerings. With more than 1,500 institutions subscribing to Ellucian’s cloud services and SaaS offerings, the company is one of the largest providers of cloud-based solutions. Ellucian also supports the higher education community with a range of professional services, such as application software implementation, training, education, and management consulting. More than 2,400 institutions in 40 countries rely on Ellucian to help enable the mission of higher education.

Position Responsibilities

-location - remote from home - anywhere in US

-Travel to client sites - up to 50% (in US)

-seeking: 8 yrs of exp working as a PM within consulting services technology firm (prefer big 6 exp) and experience leading large level enterprise ERP implementations (projects that are 2mil+)

Project Delivery:

  • Develop and lead a high-performing team of consultants, clients and vendors using proven skills to motivate performance excellence and encourage cross-functional collaboration throughout the full project lifecycle, resulting in the successful implementation of Ellucian’ s suite of solutions and business process improvements.

  • Proactively monitor and control all aspects of the project to support status reporting to various constituent groups including project financial reports, schedule status, risks, issues, dependencies, team cohesiveness and performance, client satisfaction, barriers to success and overall project health.

  • Recommend and lead corrective action based on qualitative and quantitative information to address project escalations and drive to satisfactory resolutions.

Relationship Building:

  • Build trusted relationships with clients, Ellucian resources and vendor partners to support smooth and timely delivery of all services and establish expectations of project team roles, responsibilities and level of participation.

  • Demonstrate business acumen and technical experience necessary to communicate with appropriate leadership and key sponsors and negotiate key decisions related to the triple constraints (time, cost, scope) while exceeding client expectations. This may involve negotiations to manage competing priorities and conflicting goals to drive the most appropriate outcomes, while managing risks.

  • Develop communication channels to facilitate project planning, execution and the adoption of change necessary to successfully achieve operational goals.

Internal Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to Ellucian’s learning environment through candid and constructive internal feedback, recommendations for delivery improvements, open engagement in internal initiatives and willingness to engage in new and challenging opportunities. Identify opportunities for improvement in internal processes and work with the appropriate Ellucian resources in moving those improvements to reality.

  • Work collaboratively within the Project Management Organization to improve delivery and outcomes for all projects.

  • Manage, track, and advise on key performance indicators and metrics that define the overall project health and financial position on a week by week and month by month basis. Elevating awareness of significant risks to ensure appropriate focus on issue resolution.

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • 8+ years experience working as a project manager for technology consulting services firms (prefer big 6 background)

  • 8+ years of professional project management experience implementing projects to support business process improvements.

  • Experience leading large and high-value enterprise level ERP implementations (seeking folks that have managed projects that are 2mil+)

  • Proficient in project tracking and presentation tools such as MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint etc.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or commensurate area of study (Master’s Degree preferred)

  • Experienced Project Lead with accountability for all aspects of the full project lifecycle

  • Experience applying Project Management disciplines such as resource, quality, risk, issues and change management while accountable for meeting time, cost and scope constraints for software implementations and business process improvement projects

  • Demonstrated success creating safe communication environments, facilitating difficult conversations, building consensus, applying analytical thinking, gathering and presenting relevant information, negotiating favorable outcomes under strained circumstances and guiding conflict resolution

  • Experience implementing solutions deployed both on-premise and in the cloud is preferred

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